autokinesis etymology

English word autokinesis comes from English -kinesis (Movement, motion.), English auto-

Detailed word origin of autokinesis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-kinesis English (eng) Movement, motion.
auto- English (eng) (from automatic) automatic. (from automobile) relating to cars or the driving of cars. Regarding oneself.
autokinesis English (eng) A visual illusion in which a stationary source of light appears to move.. Spontaneous or voluntary movement; movement due to an internal cause.

Words with the same origin as autokinesis

Descendants of -kinesis
acrokinesis aerokinesis amphikinesis biokinesis chemokinesis diakinesis ferrokinesis geokinesis hydrokinesis hypokinesis metakinesis microkinesis neurokinesis nucleokinesis optokinesis orthokinesis parakinesis photokinesis pryokinesis psychokinesis teek telekinesis telekinetic thermokinesis
Descendants of auto-
autoadjuvant autoaggregation autoamputate autobiographical autobiography autocatalytical autoconfigure autoconfirm autocorrect autocue autodelete autodestruct autoimmune autoloom automotive autophoretic autophosphatase autopilot autopositioning autorickshaw autosave autoscoring autosoliton autosuggestible autotarget